BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Police found a loaded gun on a student at Woodlawn High School on Monday, school officials said.

In a letter to parents sent out Monday evening, Principal Jamel Jernigan said Baltimore County Police came to the school to question the student about an incident that occurred Sunday.

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According to Baltimore County police, an officer spotted a vehicle at the school that had been stolen in a carjacking Sunday night.

Using surveillance cameras, investigators identified the student and took them into custody. The gun was recovered during a search.

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Jernigan ended his letter with an appeal to students and parents to report any suspicious activity to school staff or police.

“We all have a role to play in ensuring that our school remains a safe and secure learning environment for our children,” said Jernigan.

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Anyone with questions or concerns is asked to call the school at 443-809-1309.

CBS Baltimore Staff